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Golden Lotus Cruise

Bai Chay Dock, Halong Bay

Excellent 8.2 - Score from 66 traveler reviews

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2 days from us $115/person

3 days from us $190/person

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Please Note: Low season(Months:5,6,7,8,9) - High Season(Months: 10,11,12,1,2,3,4) Rates in “High Season” are normally higher than “Low Season” ( Rates from some luxury cruises only).
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Shuttle bus: You might also have to pay the shuttle bus fees if you book on some 5 stars cruises(rate from us $ 30/person for 2 ways: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi). Superior cruises & some Deluxe Cruises included.
@ Shuttle bus fee only included for the route: Hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hotel in Hanoi
Final payment: After make a deposit or your whole group(Please visit our payment page here). The rest money, you are going to pay us once we meet you at your hotel in Hanoi. We'll tell you more information about the trip, then give you travel ticket.
Or you can pay online before 1 to 15 days to save your time.
Pick up/Drop off: Our modern & safe shuttle buses pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi every morning around 07:45 am - 08:30 am, and drop you off at the same place around 04 pm - 05 pm on the final day of your trip.(another place? please request !) .
// All cruises in Halong Bay leave from the docks around 12:00 - 12:30 pm daily and arrive back at the docks around 11am: 11:30 am on the final day of the trip.
@ If you have flights at late afternoon after your halong bay tour, please inform us ASAP, so we can arrange a car directly to the airport for your group.
What to bring?: Passports, sunglasses,camera, sport shoes, essential luggage,jackets & sweaters(winter in months:11,12,1,2,3,4), some medicine for sea-sickness(optional).
@ You can leave your big suitcases at your hotel in Hanoi while on a cruise.
@ If you do not stay at your hotel in Hanoi again after the trip, please bring all luggage with you.
How far?: 170km from Hanoi to Halong Bay,  around 4 hours to go(included break time en route).
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Golden Lotus has 3 floors,20 Luxury cabins including a family cabin. Each cabin is 19m2 in area with modern facilities such as air-con, closet, a nice bathroom. A large and beautiful sundeck and a good bar with various kinds of drinks will complete your relaxation. Golden Lotus Cruise not only gives you the comfortable but also strange feelings all the time you stay on her. Come and experience for yourself.  Golden Lotus Cruise – Halong bay cruises awaits you.

Golden Lotus Cruise Cabins

These are cruise cabins for Golden Lotus Cruise:
Cabin Cabin Size (m2) Bed Type Extra Bed
19
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Double Ocean View

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
19
2 single beds
NO

Cabin: Twin Ocean View

Bed size: 2 single beds

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
19
2 single beds
NO

Cabin: Deluxe twin Cabin

Bed size: 2 single beds

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services
19
Double bed
NO

Cabin: Deluxe Double Cabin

Bed size: Double bed

Cabin Facilities:

  • Hair-dryer
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • In-house Telephone
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • Mini Bar
  • TV and DVD Player
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Safety box
  • Flower and fruit basket
  • Champagne
  • Bathrobe
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Beauty mirror
  • Jacuzzi
  • Local wine
  • Ocean View
  • Upper Floor
  • Private Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Honeymoon Cake
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Panoramic Window
  • In-cabin refrigerator
  • Private Terrace with Lounge chairs
  • Smoke detector and Sprinkler systems
  • Sofa
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Private Bathroom with full toiletries
  • Shower and hot water
  • Wall Pan
  • Turndown services

Golden Lotus Cruise Facilities

General of Golden Lotus Cruise

  • Reception
  • Safety box at reception
  • Boutique Library
  • 24-hour Security
  • Doctor on call
  • Conference and meeting facilities
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Rowing Boat
  • Theme Cruise
  • Newspagers and magazine
  • Gymnasium
  • Observatory
  • Sundeck
  • Restaurant

Services of Golden Lotus Cruise

  • Baby cot
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Bar
  • Laundry service
  • Turndown service and daily presents
  • IDD at the reception
  • Library
  • Boutique shop
  • Masssage and Spa

Activities on Board

  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Wooden Game
  • Dinner in Cave
  • Cooking classes
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling
  • Tours of caves
  • Tours of Fishing Floating village
  • BBQ Beach
  • Singing and Dancing
  • Taichi in the morning
  • Swimming
  • Dinner on the beach
  • Rocking and Climbing

Cruise Restaurant

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  • Vegetarian food
  • Western Food
  • Buffet lunch or dinner
  • Set menu
  • Soft drinks and Cocktails
  • Seasonal fruits
  • Vietnamese Food and Seafood
  • International breakfast
  • Morning buffet brunch

Cruise Policies

CHILDREN POLICIES

  • From 0 – 4 years old: Free of charge
  • From 5 – 9 years old: 75% of adult rates if using existing bed in the room
  • Over 9 years older: 100% as a dult rates

CANCELLATION POLICIES

Cancellations only become effective once our sales office receives notification of cancellation IN WRITING to our email: kim.bookingonline@gmail.com

For individual guests or group of guests with number of person lower than 6:

  • If cancelled up to 7 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 3 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • If cancelled before 1 days or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

For group of guest with number of person larger than 6:

  • If cancelled up to 10 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 5 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • Later or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

For group of guest whose charters the boat

  • If cancelled up to 30 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged
  • If cancelled up to 15 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of total will be charged
  • Later or No – Show, the total of reservation will be full charged

NOTES FOR PASSENGERS

  • You might also pay more us $ 15/person for Gala Dinner at Merry Christmas and New Year's Eve
  • Registration is required. Guest must contact with us 1 day before to supply passport’s information as: full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, passport number, visa expiry… otherwise, guest will get introduction about the method to check in, policies…. we will not responsible for any extra charge in case of late, missing. All of above cases are considered as no-show (not arrival).
  • Please note that the time may be changed depending on the policies of Halong bay management or weather permission. We will inform you before getting on the cruise.
  • For using the transfer service only: Daily shuttle bus departs from Hanoi Old Quarter at 8.00 – 8.30am, arriving Halong Bay at 12.00 – 12.30pm)
Cruise Tour:

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay

Day 1:  Ha Noi – Ha Long ( Lunch + Dinner)

8.00 – 8.30: Pick you up from hotel, departure to Halong Bay.

10.00 – 10.30: Have a short break in Hai Duong City..

11.45: Arrive at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism Harbor.

12.15: Transfer by tender to boat, enjoy welcome drink.

12.30: Depart by boat to Halong Bay, start cruise and check in cabins.

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu.

15.30: Transfer by tender from boat to Surprising Cave.

16.30: Enjoy kayaking and swimming, or relaxing on the boat.

19.00 – 21.00: Dinner – enjoy Vietnamese food.

21.00 – 23.00: Evening activities – choose from optional evening activities: enjoy movie, sing karaoke or join squid fishing with our crew (in the case of weather is in good condition).

23.00: End of program.

Day 2:  Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi    (Breakfast + Lunch)

7.00 – 8.00:Breakfast – Set Menu.

8.15: Transfer by tender from boat to Titov island, so swimming or just relax.

9.00: Continue cruise and refresh onboard and come back to Bai Chay.

10.15: Check-out cabins and settle bills.

11.25: Arrive by boat at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism Harbour.

11.30: Transfer by tender from boat – Farewell and End of Cruise.

11.45: Lunch at Thang Long restaurant in Halong city (or lunch on boat)

12.15: Car pick you up to come back Hanoi.

16.30 – 17.00: Arrive at your hotel. End of tour.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit both Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Full day Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay
  • Enjoy Sunset party on the cruise sundeck

Day 1:  Ha Noi – Ha Long    (Lunch+ Dinner)

8.00 – 8.30: Pick you up from hotel, departure to Halong Bay.

10.00 – 10.30: Have a short break on the half way

11:45: Arrive at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism Harbour.

12.15: Transfer by tender to Golden Lotus  Sails, enjoy welcome drink.

12.30:Start cruising to visit Halong bay, check in cabins.

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu.

15.30: Transfer by tender from boat for visiting the Surprising caves.

16.30: Enjoy kayaking and swimming, or relaxing on the boat.

19.00 – 20.00: Dinner – enjoy Vietnamese food.

21.00 – 23.00: Evening activities: sing karaoke or join squid fishing……

Day 2: Kayaking full day (Breakfast + Lunch+ Dinner)

7.15 : Having breakfast.

7.45 : Transfer to a small boat, cruise to the bay’s most untouched areas of Halong bay such as wild caves or mystical water tunnels.., much time for kayaking and swimming. . Lunch is served on boat.

16.00: Come back to Golden Lotus Cruise , spending the second night.

19.30: Have dinner and overnight on boat.

Day 3:  Ha Long – Ha Noi (Breakfast + Lunch)

7.30 :Breakfast

8.15: Transfer by tender from boat to Titov island for swimming, climbing mountain, or just relax on the beach.

9.15: Continue cruising, discover more the beauty of Halong bay

10.00: Check-out cabins and settle bills.

11.25: Come back Bai Chay, Halong Tourism harbour.

11.30: Transfer by tender from boat – Farewell and End of Cruise.

11.45: Lunch at Thang Long restaurant in Halong city.

12.15: Car pick you up, back to Hanoi.

16.30 – 17.00: Arrive at your hotel.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit  Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Full day Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay
  • Great time to enjoy Cat Ba Island and trekking to discover the Cat Ba Island.

Day 1:  Ha Noi – Ha Long  ( Lunch+ Dinner)

8.00 – 8.30: Pick you up from hotel, departure to Halong Bay.

10.00: Have a short break about 20 minutes

12:00 Arrive at Bai Chay, Halong Tourism harbor.

12.15: Transfer by tender to the Golden Lotus  Cruise, enjoy welcome drink.

12.30: Depart by boat to Halong bay, start cruise and check in cabins.

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch – enjoy deluxe Vietnamese Set Menu.

15.30: Transfer by tender from boat to Surprising cave or Thien Cung & Dau Go caves.

16.30: Enjoy kayaking and swimming, or relaxing on the boat.

19.00 – 20.00: Dinner– enjoy Vietnamese food.

21.00 – 23.00: Evening activities ;sing karaoke or join squid fishing…

Day 2: Ha Long – Cat Ba Island & Kayaking (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)

7.30 : Having breakfast on boat.

7.45 – 8.00: Transfer to another boat to go to Catba islands, trekking on Catba national park or go biking along the beautiful forest roads.

In the afternoon: Kayaking around Lan Ha bay, much time for swimming on beach, and visit monkey island. After that check in at hotel in Cat Ba Island.

19.00: Have dinner at hotel and free time explore Catba town  by yourself

Day 3:  Ha Long – Ha Noi  (Breakfast + Lunch)

After breakfast, get back to the boat by bus and cruise back to Ha Long City.  Arrive in Ha Long City at 11.30, have lunch in restaurant. After lunch, take a bus back to Ha Noi, at 16.00 PM, finish the tour.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit  Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay, enjoy the beautiful & tranquil atmosphere of the Bays.
  • Enjoy excellent Vietnamese Cuisine & special seafood on board.
  • Visit Amazing Cave, TiTov Island and Swimming Area.
  • Enjoy the romantic sunrise & sunset
  • Fishing and dancing at night with your hubby & your friends.
  • Full day Kayaking through the grottoes & limestone of the Bay
  • Great time to relax at Monkey Island Resort, party, BBQ, walking on the romantic beach of the Island

DAY 1: HANOI – HA LONG 

07:45 - 08:30 Tour guide and shuttle bus of Golden Lotus Cruise pick you up then take 3.5 hour scenic drive to 
Ha Long city. Have a break 20 minutes en-route to free your legs.
12:15 Embark Bai Chay harbor, get transferred to Golden Lotus by a tender and enjoy a welcome drink.
13:00 Receive a cruise briefing. Savor delicious lunch while cruising among wonderful limestone island, islets.
14:30 Stop at Ti Top Island one hour for swimming, sun-bathing or getting a panoramic view on island peak.
15:30 Do kayaking among hidden parts and around Bo Nau cave to discover mysterious beauty of Ha Long.
16:30 Experiencing unforgettable memory passing through “tunnel cave”  to a secluded lake.
17:30 Drop anchor in calm water area and enjoy some local wine, fruits on the sundeck at sunset.
18:00 Take part in a “cooking class” on board making some special dishes with our chef then enjoy it.
19:00 Have a delectable dinner in cozy restaurant of Golden Lotus Cruise  in the middle of Ha Long.
20:00 Entertain evening by karaoke singing or try your luck doing squid-fishing. Overnight on Golden Lotus.

DAY 2: LAN HA BAY – MONKEY ISLAND – CAT BA TOWN 

07:00 Start your new day with complimentary tea or coffee, then enjoy breakfast on board.
08:00 Visit Sung Sot “Amazing” cave, the most beautiful with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites
08:45 Get changed onto a day-boat and cruise to an emerald water of Lan Ha bay area for second day activities.
10:30 Get on Monkey Island, if lucky you can see wild monkeys and endangered white-headed langurs.
11:30 Enjoy barbecue lunch on board in Lan Ha bay.
13:00 Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5km cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Whisper of Monkey Island Resort in  Viet Hai village. Do a short trek inside Cat Ba National Park.

  • If you stay overnight in Bungalow, you get your room right after the trek. Have dinner at Monkey Island Resort . Free and easy in the afternoon.

DAY 3: CAT BA – HA LONG - HANOI

07:30 Have breakfast at the Resort. 
08:00 Check out . Bus takes you to harbor and get on the transfer boat to Ha Long Bay again.
09:30 Get changed onto Dragon Cruise. Relax on sundeck for sun-bathing while sailing back to the harbor.
11:30 Leave Golden Lotus Cruise , have a short rest and take a bus drive to a local restaurant for lunch.
13:30 Say goodbye to Ha Long bay then return to Hanoi. Have a rest half-way to free your legs.
17:30 Get dropped off at your hotel. Tour ends.

TOUR INCLUSION

    Full furnished cabin with A/C
    Hot water on boat
    1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner (2 days/1night itinerary)
    2 breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners (3 days/2nights itinerary)
    Welcome drink
    Cookery demonstrations.
    Entrance and sightseeing fees
    Kayaking. Local rowing boat
    Fishing equipment
    Exciting games
    English speaking guide
    Shuttle bus (round trip: Hotel in Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hotel in Hanoi)

TOUR EXCLUSION

    Beverages.
    Personal expenses.
    All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above.

8.2
Based on 66 reviews

Score breakdown

Cruise quality
8
Food/Drink
7.8
Cabin quality
8
Staff quality
9
Entertainment
8

Traveler rating

Excellent:27
Very good:26
Good:12
Average:1
Poor:0
Terrible:0

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